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Luis Enrique was delighted to win at the Riazor but is still hungering for more / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

The FC Barcelona manager is not getting carried away with things despite an excellent performance in La Coruña on Sunday evening. "It’s always good for the players to win but there are still things we need to improve both in attack and defence” said Luis Enrique. “That’s only way that we can challenge for titles, which is our main target for the season.”

Speaking to the media after the game, he insisted that “the team has not improved because we are more intense at the back. The defenders have been just the same in every game we have played away from home. It’s our capacity to create danger for the opponent. We are now much better at preventing other teams from moving between phases, and coupled with the creative capacity of our players, that means we ‘re getting more chance to score.”

The more players are involved, the stronger we are

Asked about his decision to field the same starting eleven as the one he used against Atlético Madrid at the Camp Nou, the explanation was that “I always pick the team that I think has the best chance of winning. I don’t stick to any fixed idea and the more players are involved, the stronger we are. A lot of players are participating at Barça this year and they’re all performing very well.”

It was yet another amazing night for Leo Messi, who found the target three times at the Riazor. Can we hope to see him maintain this form for the rest of the season? "He always been playing a very high standard of football” said Luis Enrique. “I never noticed any drop in his form.”


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